Dror brings to Norwest more than 20 years of operational, technology and entrepreneurial experience, having worked extensively in both the U.S. and in Israel in various senior positions at leading global organizations. Dror most recently invested in and serves on the boards of Gong, Personali, SundaySky, VeloStrata, Weka.IO, and a few stealth-stage companies. Dror has served as a board member of Veraz Networks since 2004. Dror was a previous board participant at Fireglass (acquired by Symantec), Pontis (acquired by Amdocs), ScaleIO (acquired by EMC), Seculert (acquired by Radware), SolarEdge (Nasdaq: SEDG), and Unisfair (acquired by InterCall), and was a board observer for ConteXtream (acquired by HP). At Norwest, Dror focuses on multi-stage (seed to pre-IPO) and multi-domain (enterprise, cloud, consumer, semi) investments in Israel.
Prior to joining Norwest, Dror served as executive vice president and Chief Strategy Officer of ECI, which he joined in 2004. In this role, he was responsible for ECI’s strategy, mergers and acquisitions, business development, and strategic marketing.
Before joining ECI, Dror was CEO of Axonlink, an optical components start-up company. Prior to Axonlink, he was President of I-Link, a US-based VoIP service provider which acquired MiBridge, the VoIP software company he founded.
Dror was also a senior research engineer at AT&T Bell Labs where he developed voice and video compression technologies, including the speech coder that is now the standard for CDMA cellular in North America.
Dror holds a BSc in electrical engineering from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa.